Health and Safety in a Care Setting
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What is Health and Safety in a Care Setting?
Care homes are owned and managed by a wide range of organisations, including local authorities, the NHS, and organisations from the private and voluntary sectors. They differ from other workplaces because they are not only places of work; they are also homes for their residents. They should be places where the dignity and freedom of the residents is respected, and where everyone’s health and safety is managed effectively. To achieve this, everyone involved must understand their responsibilities.
This online Health and Safety in a Care Setting course discusses the legislation that applies to care homes , the responsibilities of management and employees and looks at developing systems of work. The course also covers what to do in some common hazards you might encounter as well as some Emergency situations. It concludes by discussing some aspects of the work environment and staff welfare.
Who is the Health and Safety in a Care Setting Course Suitable For?
This online Health and Safety in a Care Setting course is aimed at anyone working in the care sector and should act as an introduction to health and safety in their place of work.
What's Included in the Health and Safety in a Care Setting Course?
As this Health & Safety in a Care Setting online course covers a wide range of health and safety situations. The course provides a strong basis to further build on with more training.
Online training is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.
Other courses in our Health and Social Care suite compliment this one and when combined can form the basis for the candidates work towards achieving their Care Certificate.
- Accidents and Illness Part 1
- Accidents and Illness Part 2
- Moving and Handling
- General Hazards: Fires, Gas and Electricity
- Aggression, Violence, Security and Stress
- Work Environment and Welfare
CPD & IIRSM Approved
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Tested on some Android devices including the Samsung Galaxy tab II and the Kindle Fire HD.
Beyond this is should work on most other Android devices but there may be some exceptions depending on OS version and browser used.
E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.
Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.
Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.
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Envico Limited was stablished in January 2003. We are a leading training intermediary. Certified to the ISO 9001 standard for quality management purposes.
Since the beginning we have believed that buyers should be able to purchase the highest quality training courses at the lowest possible prices in the most convenient locations.
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